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Q&A: Indiana task force battles heroin epidemic

Mar 14th, 2016

Indiana State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams is a member of Gov. Mike Pence's Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment and Prevention, which was convened in 2015 to identify ways to combat the state's opioid and heroin misuse epidemic. Adams says that each community faces its own unique challenges and strengths in addressing substance use disorders. The task force, he sa... Read More

Q&A: Seedleaf brings gardening to food deserts in Lexington

Feb 2nd, 2016

Ryan Koch is the director of Seedleaf, a nonprofit organization that promotes community gardens in Lexington, Ky. The organization aims to fill nutrition gaps in local food deserts and build healthy communities. Koch says that in addition to establishing healthy eating habits among participants, gardening has the added benefit of improving people's mental health... Read More